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Warehouse Consultants

warehouse consultantsWarehouse ConsultantsOur specialist and highly experienced Warehouse and Distribution Centre Consultants all have significant Operational and Management experience prior to joining Gideon Hillman Consulting, a corporate member of UKWA (UK Warehousing Association) the leaders in Warehouse Consulting.

The warehouse and logistics team are highly expert in reviewing current process and operations and developing solutions for all areas of Materials Handling; Procurement, Warehouse and Inventory Management including, Tactical Stock Locations; Picking processes; Inventory Control and Demand Planning; Vendor Support Operations; Warehouse Performance and Cost Measurement with specific expertise in e-fulfilment operationsAll our analysis and solutions specific to your requirements are presented with clear and concise rationale and where appropriate costed and tested. The team (and client) also benefit from the company’s in-house CAD facilities for warehouse layouts, racking configuration, automation and MHE and logistics resource planning.

Logistics Resource Planning

We regularly work with our clients in establishing:

  • New Build design and re-configuration of existing warehouse, picking and distribution facilities
  • Optimised facility design/ layout, handling practices and workflows.
  • Warehouse and inventory management techniques to optimise workflow and costs.
  • Cost to serve, travel times and pick rate modelling to support the optimised layouts
  • KPI development and Performance Management
  • Warehouse Management and Inventory Optimisation
  • Automation and Materials Handling Systems design and development.
  • Tactical stock location(s) and picking strategies.
  • Improved demand forecasting to allow for optimised inventories.
  • WMS Operational Requirements Specifications.
  • Optimised target inventories (holding cost vs. ordering cost vs. service).
  • Optimised distribution network design and appropriate cost modelling
  • Logistics Network and individual Distribution Centre capacity assessments
  •  Warehouse Design, Layout & MHE Planning
  • Vehicle fleet profiling and resource requirements aligned with DC and customer requirements
  • Implementation of Customs & Bonded (Excise) Warehouse facilities in accordance with HMRC procedures - Customer Case Study

Global on-line retailer opens European Distribution Centre in Record time!

"Gideon Hillman Consulting and the team there have been a terrific support throughout the entire project of getting the UK Fulfilment Centre up and running. The timelines we had were very tight, but they worked tirelessly with us to select the right providers to deliver the right solutions that we were looking for as a business to get this Fulfilment Centre up and running. Throughout the process they worked with us through the ups and down, we had some challenges along the way, but our Project Manager, Phillip Beckham, was available 24/7 to help us to get the Fulfilment Centre up and running. We thoroughly enjoyed working with GH and I look forward to working with them again in the future".
VP UK Operations -

Additional Distribution Centre Case studies:

logistics and warehouse consultants"We approached Gideon Hillman Consulting as they were highly recommended to us by another company for whom the specialist Warehouse and Logistics team carried out a similar project with excellent results."
Spencer Dodington, Weird Fish Finance Director


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"The Specialist Logistics and Warehouse Consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting as they were the most appropriate choice in terms of their approach and obvious experience and expertise." 

Health and Safety Advisor - Beiersdorf

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 "The consultants ensured that the project was delivered on time and met all of our objectives; working with them was a great experience." Operations Director - Diet Chef Ltd


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"We were extremely impressed with the professionalism of Gideon Hillman Consulting. Every stage of the comprehensive project was discussed, and we were kept updated on progress of each key element of the consultancy process." Managing Director - Technology Supplies

Warehouse ConsultantsTo discuss our Warehousing services

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Gideon Hillman Consulting Limited is registered in England and Wales.
Company Registration No: 6593700. Registered office at Highdown House, 11 Highdown Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XT. UK
A supply chain and logistics specialist with knowledge of logistics resurces contingency, warehouse design and equipment pooling

CMI Awards Finalist 2010 SHD Logistics Awards UKWA Customer Service Award Finalist 2014 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2016 UKWA Winner 2016 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2015 ISO 9001 Registered